From the announcement: The Andrew W. Mellon Fellows in the Digital Humanities at the University of Rochester are excited to announce the upcoming visit of  Professor Jessica Marie Johnson (Department of History, Johns Hopkins University) as a Distinguished Digital Humanist during the April 8-10. Detailed schedule of events TBA. Events include: a public lecture (“Constellation Noire: Scrying Diasporic Futures…

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From the announcement: The Intra-American Slave Trade Database contains information on approximately 10,000 slave voyages within the Americas. These voyages operated within colonial empires, across imperial boundaries, and inside the borders of nations such as the United States and Brazil. The database enables users to explore the contours of this enormous New World slave trade,…

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From the announcement: The ARIADNEplus project is the extension of the previous ARIADNE Integrating Activity, which successfully integrated archaeological data infrastructures in Europe, indexing in its registry about 2.000.000 datasets (ARIADNE portal). ARIADNEplus will build on the ARIADNE results, extending and supporting the research community that the previous project created and further developing the relationships…

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From the announcement: When Rivers Were Trails is an educational 2D adventure game which follows an Anishinaabeg in the 1890’s who is displaced from Fond du Lac in Minnesota to California due to the impact of allotment acts on Indigenous communities. Developed in collaboration with the Indian Land Tenure Foundation and Michigan State University’s Games…

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From the announcement: Early Modern Songscapes is a project exploring the circulation and performance of English Renaissance poetry. The recently released beta version of the project’s site includes a digital exploration of Henry Lawes’s 1653 songbook Ayres and Dialogues. The project is a collaboration between the University of Toronto (UoT), the University of Maryland (UMD),…

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From the announcement: Freedom on the Move (FOTM), an online project devoted to fugitives from slavery in North America, launches today, February 14, 2019. FOTM asks the public to help in creating a database that makes the stories and lives of fugitives from slavery in North America accessible. The website is designed for use by…

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From the announcement: Digital Pedagogy Lab will once again host our annual event at the University of Mary Washington from August 5-9, 2019. Joining us will be a cohort of faculty and keynotes from the U.S., Canada, the UK, and Europe. And for the first time, we’re offering a weekend intensive leading up to the…

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From the announcement: Happy to announce that Chad Gaffield (University of Ottawa) and myself are organizing a workshop to be held between February 27th and March 1st 2019 at the Fields Institute for Research in the Mathematical Sciences. While scholars (and a few scientists) have been developing new methodological approaches for working with historical data, there have been few…

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From the announcement: The following #MLA19 session will take place on January 3, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Grand Suite 5 from 7-8:15 pm. Screen/Post-Screen Digital Humanities The screen shapes our concept of the digital, and further, the contemporary communication of graphical information. Figures like Johanna Drucker mobilize this fact toward charting fluid formations in…

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